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Frédéric holds an MBA and a BSBA in Finance and Economy from University of Hartford. He worked as head of missions, auditing, at Ernst & Young from 1983 to 1987. He was then Director at Banque Vernes Paris (1987-1990), then founder and CEO of Banque Vernes Luxembourg (1990-1996). From 1996 to 1998, Frederic was CEO of Banque de Gestion Privée Luxembourg. From 1998 to 2012, Frederic was then CEO of Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild Europe.

In 2012, Frederic founded, with 4 partners, ARCHE Associates, which includes ARCHE Family Office SA and ARCHE Wealth management. ARCHE Associates is at the service of wealthy clients looking for expertise, skills, performance, transparency and independence in the overall management of their wealth. This Luxembourg Company provides families with solutions offering controlled management and transmission of their wealth as well as international diversification in constantly changing regulatory and fiscal environments.

Frederic is passionate about hunting, fishing, and wildlife preservation.

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Alex holds a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis, France, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Business (Magna Cum Laude) from the American University of Paris. His Masters thesis was a business plan for a hybrid Consulting & Investment Company focused on the healthy & sustainable food sector.

Alex has worked as a farm hand in winemaking at Chateau Clarke, in Bordeaux, France (2009 harvest season), as an intern consultant at BeCitizen in Paris (2013), and as Project Officer Marketing, for Wessanen, in the Netherlands (2014-2015). 

During his time with BeCitizen Alex worked on the profiling of potential investment targets for BeCapital, a sustainable private equity fund, and on commercial development research for agricultural cooperatives & retail groups. He also contributed to controversial substance monitoring for a large French food distributor. 

During his time with Wessanen, Alex worked in marketing, communication, and event management. He contributed the creation of a company media bank, lead a company wide social media effort (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter), and contributed to the creation of company books, brochures, and office redesign. He also worked on company style guide implementation, and helped prepare as well as participated in the 250 year company celebrations, and the international organic agricultural fair, BioFach 2015.

Alex is passionate about sports, including basketball, football, tennis, fitness and hiking. He was part of the AUP basketball team for three seasons and obtained a Personal Trainer Certification from the International Sports Science Association (ISSA) in 2022. Alex is also passionate about hunting, fishing, and wildlife preservation.

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Jacob has extensive training and experience with government agencies, and was Director of Security for a world-renowned Financial Group for more than 20 years.

Subsequently, Jacob made his property and personal security expertise available to many prestigious clients around the world.

His broad field of competencies goes from simple protection against theft to advanced protection against serious physical and digital security breaches.

Jacob is passionate about fitness, hiking, and traveling.

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